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Family Holidays in Cornwall

Enjoy a day out in Cornwall…

Cornwall is fabulously diverse, from picturesque fishing villages to tin mines and ancient stone monuments – reminders of our Celtic heritage. Tales of piracy and smuggling will fascinate the explorer of Cornwall’s past in lonely engine houses, great manor houses and castles.

Film Locations in Cornwall

Cornwall has featured in many films and TV series with its spectacular coastline, heritage sites, country houses, traditional cottages and wild moorland.  Most recently its been the backdrop for the series based on the books of Winston Graham of the Poldark family.   The main locations have been – Charlestown Harbour Charlestown, Wheal Owles Mine at Penwith St Just (Wheal Leisure mine),  Gunwalloe Church Cove nr Helston,  Constantine Bay nr Padstow,  Lizard Point Landewednack nr Helston, (shipwreck),  Pedn Vounder Beach, Levant Mine Trewellard St Just,  Porthgwarra, Land’s End,  Poldark Mine Helston, (The Poldark Mine),  St Breward (miners’ cottages, Nampara house) and  Porthcothan beach, (Nampara cove). The popular series Doc Martin is filmed at Port Isaac, the fictional Portwenn

Explore the attractions of Cornwall…

Almost every type of visitor attraction you can think of from working farms, steam railways, fun parks, animal sanctuaries, and more, or discover a wealth of National Trust and English Heritage properties – there are plenty of things to fill every day of your holiday in Cornwall. Day trips to the Isles of Scilly or just a coastal safari excursion to see the seals and dolphins will delight the whole family. Water sports lovers will revel in the choice of activities that can be found, surfing, body boarding, kite surfing, coasteering, canoeing, and jet-skiing.  There are lots of great days out for kids at attractions like Flambards, Dairyland, Crealy and Newquay Zoo.

Cornwall’s Gardens…

Cornwall’s climate makes it the home of fabulous sub-tropical gardens and a visit to one of them is a must, Trebah, Heligan, Pine Lodge Gardens, Tresco Abbey, on the Isles of Scilly, and the internationally renowned Eden Project. Enjoy a break in the spring to see some Cornish gardens at their very best and enjoy the mild weather that brings out the fabulous Cornish daffodils in every roadside verge and hedge.

Cornwall Culture and Heritage…

Cornwall has a wide artistic and cultural heritage – poets and writers such as Dickens, Tennyson, Hardy, Sir John Betjeman, Winston Graham and Rosamunde Pilcher have all loved Cornwall. Artists including Barbara Hepworth and Bernard Leach found inspiration here too. Visit the Tate Gallery at St. Ives or the famous open air Minack Theatre at Porthcurno. A wealth of music and dance can be found at events and festivals throughout the year as well as in pubs and parks, on quaysides and cliff tops.

Wondrous walks with scintillating scenery…

Whether it’s a casual stroll with man’s best friend down our lovely local lanes or putting your best foot forward on a hilly hike, there are some truly unforgettable walks in Cornwall. Top of the lot is the Coastal footpath, taking in Atlantic rollers, cavernous cliff-faces and deserted beaches.

Fanatical foodies can have their taste buds teased…

Savour Cornwall’s lip-licking local cuisine and gourmet reputation. Here you can tuck into a proper Cornish pasty, enjoy an authentic clotted cream tea or sample the many Cornish ales and ciders. From freshly caught seafood to highly sought chef’s food (think Jamie Oliver, Rick Stein), Cornwall is packed full of flavour.

Cornwall food and drink…

Traditional Cornish fare makes every Cornish holiday complete. The seas around Cornwall are amongst the cleanest in Europe so you can be sure the seafood will be unbeatable! Fish served up in a top restaurant, or from a quayside takeaway, may well have been caught that same morning. The world famous Cornish pasty and golden clotted cream will test your will power not forgetting the temptation of Cornish ales and cider from local breweries and don’t forget to try traditional saffron cake and clotted cream fudge.

No wonder Cornwall has been crowned Best Holiday Destination so many times at the British Travel Awards!

Take a look at a Birds Eye View if Cornwall here:

If you’re looking for a great place to stay, then Hendra Holiday Park have so much to offer! From camping to glamping, caravans to motorhomes, we’ll make sure your  holiday in Cornwall the best ever.

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